The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 181 181 183
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Adobe 619 568 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.23% 1.20% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 2.60% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 345 286
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £309 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 18
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.74 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.06 £22.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +72.41%
Adobe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22961 21811 21448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.52% 46.18% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13942 12692 11463
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1036 1320
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 306 £381 +5.17% 69
South East +46 151 £325 - 53
East Midlands +4 37 £250 +9.89% 3
East of England -3 34 £388 +49.32% 6
South West -23 24 £375 +25.00% 12
North West -21 22 £268 +7.00% 12
West Midlands -13 17 £400 +52.38% 7
Yorkshire -14 16 £258 -24.26% 11
North East - 10 £450 - 2
Midlands +2 1 - -
South Coast - - - -
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 492 (40.93%) HTML
2 419 (34.86%) Photoshop
2 419 (34.86%) CSS
3 356 (29.62%) JavaScript
4 296 (24.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 287 (23.88%) User Experience
6 245 (20.38%) Java
7 226 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
7 226 (18.80%) HTML5
8 221 (18.39%) Adobe CQ
9 194 (16.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 183 (15.22%) jQuery
11 171 (14.23%) CSS3
11 171 (14.23%) Marketing
12 162 (13.48%) Finance
13 149 (12.40%) CMS
14 147 (12.23%) XML
15 127 (10.57%) Microsoft
16 120 (9.98%) Banking
17 110 (9.15%) Content Management
18 107 (8.90%) Axure RP
19 102 (8.49%) Flash
20 101 (8.40%) Degree
21 99 (8.24%) MS Office
22 98 (8.15%) E-Commerce
23 96 (7.99%) Dreamweaver
24 95 (7.90%) SQL
25 93 (7.74%) InDesign
26 92 (7.65%) Oracle
27 91 (7.57%) OO

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 221 (18.39%) Adobe CQ
2 149 (12.40%) CMS
3 28 (2.33%) IIS
3 28 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.33%) WordPress
4 24 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 23 (1.91%) Apache
6 22 (1.83%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.66%) Drupal
8 19 (1.58%) LiveCycle
9 18 (1.50%) IBM Notes
10 17 (1.41%) Node.js
11 16 (1.33%) Apache Solr
12 15 (1.25%) SAS
12 15 (1.25%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.75%) MS Exchange
13 9 (0.75%) Umbraco
14 8 (0.67%) Confluence
14 8 (0.67%) GlassFish
14 8 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 419 (34.86%) Photoshop
2 296 (24.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 194 (16.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 99 (8.24%) MS Office
5 93 (7.74%) InDesign
6 64 (5.32%) Adobe Captivate
7 60 (4.99%) MS Excel
8 46 (3.83%) Acrobat
9 45 (3.74%) Fireworks
10 39 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
11 32 (2.66%) OmniGraffle
12 24 (2.00%) MS Visio
13 19 (1.58%) FrameMaker
14 18 (1.50%) Final Cut Pro
15 17 (1.41%) SPSS
15 17 (1.41%) AutoCAD
15 17 (1.41%) Adobe After Effects
16 14 (1.16%) Revit
17 11 (0.92%) MS Project
18 9 (0.75%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 31 (2.58%) Google Analytics
2 21 (1.75%) SiteCatalyst
3 14 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.83%) WebTrends
5 9 (0.75%) Murex MxG2000
5 9 (0.75%) SAP HR
6 7 (0.58%) Magento
7 6 (0.50%) Optimost
7 6 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.33%) Tridion
9 3 (0.25%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.25%) Maximo
9 3 (0.25%) TRIRIGA
9 3 (0.25%) Radian6
10 1 (0.083%) SAP APO
10 1 (0.083%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.083%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.33%) SaaS
1 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.25%) IaaS
3 2 (0.17%) Office 365
4 1 (0.083%) Taleo
4 1 (0.083%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.083%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.083%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.083%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.083%) Responsys
4 1 (0.083%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.91%) Internet
2 29 (2.41%) Intranet
3 14 (1.16%) LAN
3 14 (1.16%) DNS
3 14 (1.16%) HTTP
4 10 (0.83%) FTP
5 8 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.42%) Wireless
6 5 (0.42%) WAN
7 4 (0.33%) VoIP
7 4 (0.33%) Firewall
8 3 (0.25%) VPN
8 3 (0.25%) DHCP
8 3 (0.25%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.17%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.17%) NAS
9 2 (0.17%) PBX
9 2 (0.17%) 3G
9 2 (0.17%) Extranet
10 1 (0.083%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.08%) Big Data
3 22 (1.83%) MySQL
4 16 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 15 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.25%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 8 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (0.50%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.50%) MS Access
9 5 (0.42%) SQL Navigator
9 5 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.42%) Jackrabbit
10 4 (0.33%) Spotfire
10 4 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.25%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 107 (8.90%) Axure RP
2 96 (7.99%) Dreamweaver
3 49 (4.08%) Subversion
4 40 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 31 (2.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 29 (2.41%) Visual Studio
7 21 (1.75%) Grunt
8 18 (1.50%) WebDriver
8 18 (1.50%) Cucumber
9 17 (1.41%) Eclipse
9 17 (1.41%) Maven
9 17 (1.41%) Selenium
9 17 (1.41%) TeamCity
10 16 (1.33%) JIRA
10 16 (1.33%) JUnit
11 15 (1.25%) Jenkins
12 13 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (1.08%) Mockito
13 11 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 171 (14.23%) Marketing
2 162 (13.48%) Finance
3 120 (9.98%) Banking
4 55 (4.58%) Publishing
5 50 (4.16%) Retail
6 33 (2.75%) Investment Banking
7 31 (2.58%) Automotive
8 28 (2.33%) Legal
9 27 (2.25%) Advertising
10 23 (1.91%) Front Office
11 22 (1.83%) Manufacturing
12 18 (1.50%) Telecoms
13 13 (1.08%) Games
14 9 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.75%) Law
15 6 (0.50%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.42%) Back Office
16 5 (0.42%) Interactive Media
17 4 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 427 (35.52%) Developer
2 311 (25.87%) Designer
3 122 (10.15%) Analyst
4 80 (6.66%) Architect
5 77 (6.41%) Front-End Developer
6 71 (5.91%) UX Designer
7 69 (5.74%) Web Developer
8 63 (5.24%) UI Designer
9 61 (5.07%) Java Developer
10 58 (4.83%) Web Designer
11 55 (4.58%) Consultant
12 44 (3.66%) UI Developer
13 42 (3.49%) UI Programmer
14 41 (3.41%) Graphic Designer
15 36 (3.00%) Author
16 32 (2.66%) Digital Designer
17 30 (2.50%) Support Analyst
18 29 (2.41%) Technical Author
18 29 (2.41%) Junior
19 27 (2.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (40.93%) HTML
2 419 (34.86%) CSS
3 226 (18.80%) HTML5
4 183 (15.22%) jQuery
5 171 (14.23%) CSS3
6 147 (12.23%) XML
7 102 (8.49%) Flash
8 81 (6.74%) XHTML
9 79 (6.57%) Apache Flex
10 69 (5.74%) .NET
11 66 (5.49%) Spring
12 63 (5.24%) Sass
12 63 (5.24%) Ajax
13 59 (4.91%) Web Services
14 58 (4.83%) AngularJS
15 48 (3.99%) JSON
16 47 (3.91%) J2EE
17 45 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 39 (3.24%) Hibernate
19 38 (3.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 287 (23.88%) User Experience
2 88 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 64 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (5.16%) E-Learning
5 57 (4.74%) W3C
6 51 (4.24%) Graphic Design
7 35 (2.91%) Animation
8 28 (2.33%) Visualisation
9 27 (2.25%) Open Source
9 27 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 26 (2.16%) Social Media
10 26 (2.16%) Digital Media
11 24 (2.00%) Learning Management System
12 18 (1.50%) RIA
13 17 (1.41%) Computer Science
13 17 (1.41%) Video Editing
14 16 (1.33%) Web 2.0
15 15 (1.25%) Management Information System
16 14 (1.16%) iPad
17 11 (0.92%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 79 (6.57%) Windows
2 53 (4.41%) Apple iOS
3 52 (4.33%) Linux
4 47 (3.91%) Android
5 35 (2.91%) UNIX
6 24 (2.00%) Windows 7
7 18 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 14 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.16%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.67%) Windows Vista
10 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.50%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.17%) Solaris
16 1 (0.083%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (9.15%) Content Management
3 98 (8.15%) E-Commerce
4 91 (7.57%) OO
5 89 (7.40%) Analytics
6 72 (5.99%) Web Development
7 69 (5.74%) Scrum
8 64 (5.32%) Web Design
9 61 (5.07%) Project Management
10 57 (4.74%) Web Analytics
11 55 (4.58%) Responsive Web Design
12 51 (4.24%) Workflow
13 49 (4.08%) SEO
14 46 (3.83%) CRM
15 39 (3.24%) OOP
15 39 (3.24%) Migration
16 35 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (2.91%) TDD
17 34 (2.83%) SOA
18 32 (2.66%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 356 (29.62%) JavaScript
2 245 (20.38%) Java
3 95 (7.90%) SQL
4 45 (3.74%) C#
5 40 (3.33%) PHP
6 29 (2.41%) PL/SQL
7 27 (2.25%) ABAP
7 27 (2.25%) ActionScript
8 19 (1.58%) Ruby
9 18 (1.50%) ActionScript 3.0
9 18 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 17 (1.41%) C++
11 13 (1.08%) SAPscript
12 9 (0.75%) Perl
12 9 (0.75%) ActionScript 2.0
13 8 (0.67%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.50%) XPath
14 6 (0.50%) C
14 6 (0.50%) VBA
15 5 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 101 (8.40%) Degree
2 22 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.58%) MCP
5 6 (0.50%) HND
6 4 (0.33%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.25%) ISEB
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.17%) PMP
8 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.083%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.083%) MCT
9 1 (0.083%) MCTS
9 1 (0.083%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.083%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.083%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.16%) QA
2 5 (0.42%) SLA
3 4 (0.33%) WCAG
4 2 (0.17%) WAI
5 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.083%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.92%) vSphere
3 9 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.17%) vCloud
5 1 (0.083%) XenApp
5 1 (0.083%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.083%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (0.92%) Puppet
2 7 (0.58%) NetBackup
2 7 (0.58%) Casper Suite
3 6 (0.50%) OpenSSO
3 6 (0.50%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (0.33%) SCCM
5 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.17%) Kibana
6 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.17%) Nagios
7 1 (0.083%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.083%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.083%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 127 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 92 (7.65%) Oracle
3 62 (5.16%) SAP
4 50 (4.16%) Google
5 31 (2.58%) Apple
6 26 (2.16%) hybris
7 23 (1.91%) VMware
8 22 (1.83%) Omniture
9 19 (1.58%) Symantec
10 18 (1.50%) Lotus
10 18 (1.50%) IBM
11 16 (1.33%) Cisco
12 15 (1.25%) Citrix
13 14 (1.16%) Twitter
13 14 (1.16%) DoubleClick
14 12 (1.00%) Facebook
14 12 (1.00%) FatWire
14 12 (1.00%) Open Text
14 12 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (1.00%) Sybase
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